Green Wave earn Homecoming victory to improve to 4-2 on the year and 2-0 in Conference USA play
Green Wave hold single session at outdoor, off-campus facility; to don full pads on Wednesday
Green Wave will practice on Friday, Saturday at Saints Facility
Nine Green Wave players receive All C-USA honors
Griffin sets completion record, Grant becomes 1,000-yard receiver, Santos drills three field goals in the loss
Tulane vs. ULL - R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - Mercendes-Benz Superdome - Dec. 21, 2013
Career Notes: Two-year letterman had 96 tackles (66 solo, 30 assists), 9.0 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, 16 pass break-ups, four forced fumbles, two interceptions and a fumble recovery for his career...played in 24 games with 15 starts.
2013: Played in 12 games with five starts as a sophomore...claimed second-team All-Louisiana, third-team All-Conference USA by College Sports Madness and honorable-mention All C-USA recognition by the coaches and media after leading the team in sacks (7.0) and forced fumbles (4) while ranking tied for fourth in pass break-ups (8), interceptions (1) and fumble recoveries (1), fifth with 55 tackles (35 solo, 20 assists) and seventh in tackles for loss (8.0)...paced C-USA in forced fumbles per game (0.33) and was fifth in sacks per game (0.58)...finished 10th in the NCAA in forced fumbles per contest and 49th in sacks per outing...named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week after posting a career-high eight tackles (6 solo, 2 assists), a sack, a forced fumble, an interception and a pass break-up at ULM (9/28)...also had eight tackles (3 solo, 5 assists) with a sack among 1.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery at Rice (11/30)...added six tackles on four occasions: 2 solo, 4 assists with a pass break-up vs East Carolina (10/12); 3 solo, 3 assists with 2.0 sacks among 2.5 tackles for loss with a pair of forced fumbles and a pass break-up at FAU (11/2); 3 solo, 3 assists with a sack at UTSA (11/9) and all solo with 2.0 sacks vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...had five solo stops and a pair of pass break-ups vs North Texas (10/5)...logged four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists), a pass break-up and a forced fumble vs South Alabama (9/7) and posted three solo stops vs Tulsa (10/26).
2012: Saw action in all 12 games with 10 starts as a true freshman...earned All-Conference USA honorable-mention recognition after ranking second on the team in pass break-ups (8), tied for fourth in interceptions (1) and eighth with 41 tackles (31 solo, 10 assists)...finished 13th in C-USA in passes defended per game (0.75)...posted a season-high six tackles (3 solo, 3 assists) vs SMU (10/13), had five solo tackles vs Ole Miss (9/22) and recorded four-stop outings six other times: all solo at Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6) and vs East Carolina (11/17); 3 solo, 1 assist vs UAB (10/27) and vs Rice (11/3); and 2 solo, 2 assists at Tulsa (9/8) and at Houston (11/24)...broke-up a career-high four passes at Houston and tallied three pass break-ups vs SMU...tallied an interception vs East Carolina and logged a tackle for loss vs Rice.
High School: Four-year letterman at Lutcher High for coach Tim Detillier...rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 29 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com, No. 39 recruit in the state by Rivals.com and the No. 45 recruit in the state by ESPN.com...listed as No. 49 cornerback in the country by 247Sports.com, the No. 78 safety in the nation by ESPN.com and the No. 84 corner nationally by Scout.com...received an 86 Sports Grade from 247Sports.com and a 75 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Bulldogs to a combined 47-7 record with four playoff appearances and three district titles as a prepster...earned all-district honors in each of his final two seasons, claimed first-team all-state recognition as a senior and honorable-mention all-state distinction as a junior...as a senior, posted 122 tackles (78 solo, 44 assists), two sacks for 13 yards in losses, three interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries while returning 48 punts for 119 yards and 13 kickoffs for 224 yards...had 84 tackles (63 solo, 21 assists), two interceptions, one fumble recovery and a blocked punt as a junior...tallied 87 tackles (56 solo, 31 assists), two interceptions, a pair of fumble recoveries as a sophomore...as a freshman, recorded 35 tackles (23 solo, 12 assists).
Personal: Born Jordan Edward Batiste on Aug. 20, 1994, in New Orleans, La...son of Calvin and Denesia Batiste...has one sister, Chelsie...majoring in public relations.
Batiste's Career Defensive Statistics